Adding my two cents to the mega mesh mess surrounding transvaginal mesh complications…

Tag: Urogynecology

Doctors who DO NOT use Mesh

The hunt is on for doctors who do “traditional”, non-mesh, repairs for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), SUI (Stress Uriniary Incontenence), Hernia, and/or have experience with FULL mesh removal and repairs for damages caused by mesh complications.

Finding the Right Doctor for Surgical Mesh Complications

For those suffering from surgical mesh complications and in need of mesh removal surgery – finding (and getting to) the right doctor is quite possibly as difficult as it is for the surgeons to actually remove the mesh.

Is it your Doctor’s fault if you have mesh complications?

There are even those who had the mesh implanted by a reputable UroGynecologist that have had issues. One woman even stated;

“I had an excellent surgeon place the mesh. When I was examined by a different doctor, she was visibly shaken when she saw who did the mesh placement.

Does the FDA say that mesh tapes for SUI are safe and SHOULD be used?

I have a serious question. It’s regarding the FDA warnings for mesh, and I would seriously like some input from ANY doctors out there still promoting/using mesh, or the people marketing it, or just anyone familiar with the whole “mesh mess”.

It is not a real hard question. No opinions are necessary. I’m just looking for some cold hard facts. A website link would be perfect. Ready? Here goes:

QUESTION: Does the FDA say that mesh tapes for SUI are safe and SHOULD be used?

SIMS (Single-incision Mini-slings) Cause Mesh Complications Too

Not too long ago, a doctor told me that mini-slings used for SUI,  or “tape” (as many now call the mesh slings), are not causing any of the mesh complications we are hearing about.   I disagreed.  While I did not have a mini-sling (I had a TOT), I tried to explain that I knew of… Read More ›

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